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Labour Market and Income

Much of the research undertaken with data available through the CRDCN is related to labour market and income issues. This section was developed to help find relevant news, publications, and videos.

Fighting Poverty, Inequalities and Social Exclusion

As a follow up to the international conference on “Social Statistics, Poverty and Social Exclusion” organized by the QICSS and the MESS last fall, we are pleased to release Alain Noël’s report summarizing the main research evidence from Quebec, Canada and abroad presented at this meeting. You can download the report, the summary and the highlights.

Vocational Well-Being and Childhood Disability Onset

This third issue of the CRDCN Research Highlight series summarizes research findings on life satisfaction and perceived workplace discrimination among people with disability according to whether disability occurred in childhood or adulthood. We learn that being exposed to separate and unequal educational experiences reduces satisfaction and increases perceived discrimination. Find out more by clicking here.

OAS at 67... but what about age discrimination in paid work?

As a result of the changing demographic profile of its population, the aging of the workforce has become a pressing issue for Canadian public policy. While the elimination of mandatory retirement in most sectors allows older workers the ability to continue working, the persistence of ageism in the workplace makes this a difficult journey for many. This policy brief prepared by Ellie Berger and Douglas Hodgins for the Population Change and Lifecourse strategic research cluster examines the prevailing attitudes toward older individuals and finds that ageism are seen in training, hiring and retention workplace policies towards older employees.


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